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Blocking suspend blockers

Blocking suspend blockers

Posted May 21, 2010 9:41 UTC (Fri) by intgr (subscriber, #39733)
In reply to: Blocking suspend blockers by brendan_wright
Parent article: Blocking suspend blockers

Thanks for this post! You have convinced me.

> A user may wish for their dual 24" monitors and 12-core CPU to suspend
> after 3 minutes of inactivity but not their hard drive (which would suffer
> too much wear).

Is that possible with current PC hardware? To suspend the rest of the system except hard drives?

I always thought that when you suspend the CPU, the rest of the system has to come down too. (Except on Android where hardware was specifically designed to allow this)

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